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Photos: Peru State football home opener vs. No. 11 Evangel

FINAL: No. 11 Evangel 35, Peru State 13 Photos courtesy of Neiman Sneed, Ethan Arnold and Emily Oestmann of the Peru State Sports Network. [caption id="attachment_1652121" align="alignnone" width="300"] Zach Taylor (#47) and two of his Bobcat teammates look to wrap up the Evangel runner[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1652122" align="alignnone" width="300"] Tajh Eaddy was the Bobcats' leading rusher…

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PERU – The Bobcat golf team finished sixth in the Graceland Fall Invite on Saturday at the Lamoni Golf Course in Lamoni, Iowa. Grand View (Iowa) won the meet with a team total of 341 while Missouri Valley took second with a 353 score. Finishing third was Graceland with a 364 while Northern Iowa Community College…

No. 11 Evangel spoils Peru State's home opener

PERU - The Peru State football team struck first on a 26-yard touchdown option run from senior halfback Colton Audsley with 12:33 left in the first half, but No. 11 Evangel would score 35 unanswered points to earn their fourth-straight win, 35-13, Saturday afternoon at the Oak Bowl in Peru. Sophomore backup running back Darrius…

Peru State Splits with Clarke and Dakota State

DUBUQUE, IA - The Bobcat volleyball team split a pair of matches Friday night in Dubuque, Iowa. In the opening match, which was a Heart of America Athletic Conference (Heart) game, the 'Cats lost to the host Clarke Crusaders 25-18, 25-17, 25-21. Then, in the second match of the night, Peru State topped Dakota State…

Photos: Raymond Central at Nebraska City

Raymond Central 30, Nebraska City 28 Photos courtesy of James Berry / NC Memories n Motion

No. 4 Oakland-Craig remains unbeaten after win over Syracuse

OAKLAND - Burton Brandt connected with Grant Stubbendeck, his lone reception, on an 89-yard touchdown pass to bring Syracuse within a 7-6 score in the first quarter, but Class C2 No. 4 Oakland-Craig scored 48 unanswered points to defeat the Rockets, 63-26, on Friday night in Oakland. The Rockets wouldn't score again until the fourth…

Resilience and Big Plays Not Enough For Lourdes CC

PERU, NE - Lourdes Central Catholic (1-3) made it a game for most of the first half, but in the end, too many turnovers and too much John Christensen spelled doom for the Knights, as they fell 52-26 at the Oak Bowl. Christensen was the power gear for the Bruning-Davenport-Shickley (3-0) offense,  as the Eagles…

Discoverers Overcome Early Errors to Reclaim F&C Cup

COLUMBUS - Three first half turnovers didn't stop Columbus from reclaiming the F&C Cup in a historic rivalry game. The Discoverers defeated Fremont 28-14 on Friday night to cap off their homecoming night, taking back the trophy that had been in Fremont's possession since the last time the two program's met in 2015. Check out…

Fossenbarger throws for 7 touchdowns, No. 3 Johnson-Brock soars past No....

JOHNSON - Senior quarterback Cole Fossenbarger threw for 286 yards and seven touchdowns on 21-31 passing, and the Class D2 No. 3 Johnson-Brock football team earned a Homecoming victory over No. 8 Lawrence-Nelson Friday night, 66-14. Fossenbarger's top targets were junior Ty Hahn, who finished with 10 receptions for 84 yards, including four touchdowns. Sophomore…

Funds being raised for Peru State coach's son battling a rare medical co...

PERU - The Peru State Bobcats Booster Club is rallying fans to help support an assistant football coach whose baby son is battling a medical condition. Justin Hoffman's son, Judah, was born with a rare disease known as metopic craniosynostosis, a condition causing the soft spot on the front of his skull to close early,…

Syracuse suffers first loss in 2018

SPRINGFIELD - The Platteview volleyball team snapped Syracuse's seven-match win streak Thursday night in five sets at Platteview High School. The Trojans took advantage of Rockets passing and serving errors to win the first set, 25-21, in a matchup of Capitol Conference foes. In the second and third sets, it seemed like Syracuse had solved…